Updated July 25 at 11:28pm
Higher Education
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Sam Spink’s hard work in the chemistry lab has paid off. The South Kingstown resident, a junior at University of Rhode Island, has won a $7,500 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious undergraduate national scholarship for students in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. more
The University of Rhode Island is launching a new, interdisciplinary undergraduate major in sustainable agriculture and food systems this fall, with an emphasis on coastal foods. more
The president and CEO of YWCA Rhode Island talks about the new Fantastic Girltastic Code Company App Challenge and other initiatives underway to get girls interested in careers in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math. more
For the second time in a month, Charles A. Watson, assistant director of diversity at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering, has been recognized for his work to help students, especially those of color. more
Two Rhode Island universities, Johnson & Wales and Salve Regina, have among the best online nonprofit management master’s degree programs in the country. more
The Council on Postsecondary Education set up an 11-member presidential search committee for Rhode Island College at its meeting Wednesday night. more
Andrew G. Campbell, a professor of medical science in Brown University’s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, has been named the new dean of the university’s Graduate School, effective July 1. more
Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Brown University, talked with Providence Business News about the work she does in the Humans to Robots lab, its recent Rethink Robotics Video Challenge win, which gave it its third Baxter robot, and the lab’s “million object challenge” involving Baxter robots. more
Brown University on Monday put forth a plan to create a more diverse and inclusive academic community that is responsive to issues of discrimination, inequality and structural racism. more
Stephen Sheinkopf, an assistant professor (research) of psychiatry and pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, has been awarded a $496,000 grant for his work on autism-spectrum disorders. more
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